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Snap judgements about character

by Dragon / August 22, 2006 10:41 AM PDT
We are hardwired to make judgements about character, trustworthiness, and attractiveness in 1/10 of a second.

"What we found was that, if given more time, people's fundamental judgment about faces did not change," Todorov said. "Observers simply became more confident in their judgments as the duration lengthened."
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You never get a second chance
by duckman / August 22, 2006 10:45 AM PDT

On a first impression

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Do you suppose
by marinetbryant / August 22, 2006 12:00 PM PDT

that is why Ted Bundy was such a "success"? "Tis a shame when people try to be trusting and friendly and end up dead. Or you can be a hard case and not trust anyone. Been fortunate that my instincts have served me well. The only problems I've had were self inflicted!


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